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FRIDAY, Dec. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A nurse-driven protocol for improving pneumococcal vaccination rates in immunosuppressed patients is associated with significant increases in vaccination rates, according to a study published online Dec. 1 in The Journal of Rheumatology.

It’s not polite to stare. Especially in the hospital. But nearly everyone who passes Moxi the robot at Elmhurst Hospital in Elmhurst, Illinois, can’t help but stare, as it slowly rolls through the halls. The robot is roughly human-shaped, stands about 5 feet tall and, perhaps most strikingly, has big blue eyes that occasionally blink.

The main character in "The Whale" is killing himself in the slowest, most painful way he can think of. It's more a filmed play than a movie and no one would call it perfect for the holidays but "The Whale" is an unusual character portrait. Charlie is an online teacher who is confined to the apartment where the entire movie takes place. Weighing 600 pounds and with blood pressure double the ...

TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There is no evidence that large numbers of nurses left health care or hospital practice during the first 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published online Dec. 7 in Nursing Outlook.

One by one, the staff of Mariupol's Hospital No. 2 slipped away as Russian forces seized control of the city's center. Now, about 30 staff members are opening a pared-down version of a public hospital in Kyiv to help displaced Ukrainians.

As more nurses leave their jobs in hospitals and health care centers, foundations are pouring millions of dollars into efforts to ensure that more stay in the profession and get more out of the job than just the applause and pats on the back.

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- An electronic alert-triggered, patient-centered education bundle intervention or a nurse feedback intervention can improve administration of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis, according to a study published in the Sept. 20 issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.

How to Become a Nurse Practitioner (NP) Whether you’re a working nurse looking to advance your career or a soon-to-be member of the postsecondary education community, there are paths that’ll lead you to the title of nurse practitioner. How do you obtain that title for yourself? It won’t happen overnight, but it may be easier […]

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